Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Black Moon is coming tomorrow: What that means Black Moon is coming tomorrow: What that means

Although there is no one single definition of a black Moon , according to Time and Date , it is most commonly used to represent the second new moon of a month. on August 1. It doesn't reflect any of the sun's light because the moon is lined up betw...

Tesla to Enable Netflix, YouTube Video Streaming Tesla to Enable Netflix, YouTube Video Streaming

As with Tesla's growing collection of video games , these are games intended for down time in the auto. Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, announced on Saturday that Tesla owners will soon be able to stream Netflix and YouTube to their ...

Nuclear explosion level asteroid had close-shave with Earth Nuclear explosion level asteroid had close-shave with Earth

According to NASA , it was about 45,000 miles from Earth on Thursday. According to Forbes, Asteroid 2019 OK was able to dodge the scientists as it was relatively smaller in size, compared to other major asteroids. While asteroids do make an appear...

Three newly discovered exoplanets among closest to Earth Three newly discovered exoplanets among closest to Earth

The trio of newfound worlds orbit around an M-dwarf star that has already experienced its youthful energetic phase, and now shines with a steady light. It's also "quiet", meaning it has few flares and allows scientists to observe it and its orbiting ...

National Hurricane Center: Tropical Wave has low chance of developing National Hurricane Center: Tropical Wave has low chance of developing

This system is forecast to move to the northwest through the week. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Most models kick the system out along the East Coast and into the Atlantic. While d...

Who is SpaceX's first moon passenger, Yusaku Maezawa? Who is SpaceX's first moon passenger, Yusaku Maezawa?

Maezawa has yet to decide which artists he plans to invite but intends to reach out to various artists in different fields, including a painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, film director, dancer, fashion designer, novelist and architect .

Look up! Dueling meteor showers to streak across the sky Monday night Look up! Dueling meteor showers to streak across the sky Monday night

It's best to watch from areas with a minimal amount of artificial light. In particular, you'll want to find a spot with a clear sight of the southern horizon because this is where the meteors will appear to be originating-or radiating-from, Thrillist...

Dueling meteor showers will create cosmic light show in Indiana

Meteor showers are celestial events in which several meteors can be seen in the night sky appearing to originate from a single point. A pair of meteor showers - the Delta Aquarids and Alpha Capricornids - are expected to provide a dazzling show o...

Enormous thigh bone of a dinosaur found in southwest France Enormous thigh bone of a dinosaur found in southwest France

In what is being hailed as a "major discovery", paleontologists found a thigh bone of a massive dinosaur this week at an excavation site in southwestern France. Scientists believe they would spend their time wallowing in shallow water that would help...

Delta Aquariid meteor shower begins its peak this weekend Delta Aquariid meteor shower begins its peak this weekend

The Perseids will peak in mid-August, but are active from July 14 through Aug. 24, NASA said. As there will be no moon at the end of the month, the skies will be darker than usual, meaning it'll be an optimal time to try and see meteors, accord...

Mortuary and clinical waste: Sri Lanka orders return of smuggled British garbage Mortuary and clinical waste: Sri Lanka orders return of smuggled British garbage

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has called for a report from the Director General of Sri Lanka Customs on the problems associated with the import of hazardous waste that pose a threat to human health and environment in the country, Finance Minis...

Global warming dwarfs climate variations of past 2,000 years Global warming dwarfs climate variations of past 2,000 years

However, the data also suggest that from the late 19th and early 20th century onward, greenhouse gases in the atmosphere dominated the subsequent warming trend. As the BBC reported , the research team "reconstructed the climate conditions that exi...

Two dead, dancing stars challenge astronomers' expectations Two dead, dancing stars challenge astronomers' expectations

In fact, these stars are known to orbit so close together that they could fit entire system within the diameter of the planet Saturn. This pair has been identified as sources of gravitational waves that will be picked up by the future European sp...

Researchers seeking fragments of fireball in Ontario

Meteorites may have landed in a small Ontario town overnight, according to experts who tracked a bright fireball seen over southern Ontario and Quebec. Also, the fact that the video quality of the fireball passing through the atmosphere is of good q...

A giant 'city-killer' asteroid just missed hitting Earth yesterday A giant 'city-killer' asteroid just missed hitting Earth yesterday

The asteroid , called 2019 OD , is between 184 and 394 feet (56 to 120 meters) in diameter, according to NASA . Brown said that today's incident was one of the closest known approaches to Earth by an asteroid. "Many megatons, perhaps in the ball...

SpaceX Payload of NASA Incorporates 3D Organ Printer, Nickelodeon Slime SpaceX Payload of NASA Incorporates 3D Organ Printer, Nickelodeon Slime

The launch was delayed on Wednesday due to rainclouds. The first International Docking Adaptor was destroyed in 2015, when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying it to the station disintegrated after takeoff. If the CRS-18 mission doesn't launch...

NASA's Orion Spacecraft: Where to? NASA's Orion Spacecraft: Where to?

NASA and Lockheed Martin are preparing for the first crewed test flight of the Orion spacecraft. The program will utilize the next-generation spacecraft Federatsiya (Federation), now being developed, and includes an orbital Moon station and severa...

Second orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft performed: ISRO Second orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft performed: ISRO

A live show from ISRO has been planned on the D-Day by the National Geographic, said the network. The successful launch came exactly a week after the mission was aborted following the detection of a technical glitch less than an hour before the...

SpaceX is going to deliver Nickelodeon slime to the International Space Station SpaceX is going to deliver Nickelodeon slime to the International Space Station

SpaceX last launched almost a month ago, on June 25, with the third flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying a ride share mission sponsored by the US Air Force. The payload weighs more than 2,500 kilograms (5,500 pounds) and is expected to dock...

Milky Way swallowed another galaxy 10 billion years ago and cannibalised stars

In September of 2018, a group of astronomers detected 10 billion solar masses value of darkish matter from an ancient dwarf galaxy, Gaia-Enceladus additionally dubbed the Sausage Galaxy, swallowed by the Milky Way billions of years ago carried alongs...

Biology-a Student finds a 65 million year old Triceratops skull Biology-a Student finds a 65 million year old Triceratops skull

Michael Kjelland is a professor at Mayville State University. Once they realised what they had found, they named the dinosaur Alice, after the owner of the land. The skull was wrapped in a memory foam mattress before being transported to Kjelland...

All systems are go for Planetary Society's LightSail 2 project All systems are go for Planetary Society's LightSail 2 project

The Planetary Society says LightSail 2 "aims to become the first spacecraft in Earth orbit propelled exclusively by sunlight". The goal of LightSail 2 is to raise its orbit by a measurable amount, and show that sails of this nature are a viable me...

Fireball streaks across the sky near Bancroft, Ont. Fireball streaks across the sky near Bancroft, Ont.

Western's Southern Ontario Meteor Network and its 10 all-sky cameras caught the fireball and analysis of the video data by NASA suggests some space rocks made it to the surface. The official statement says meteorites can be identified by their da...

Scientists say Einstein's general theory of relativity is right, for now Scientists say Einstein's general theory of relativity is right, for now

In a new study, Andrea Ghez, an astronomy and physics professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues analyzed the strong gravitational pull of the Sagittarius A* at the center of the Milky Way on the star S0-2. The team al...

Earth had a near-miss with a 'city-killer' asteroid Earth had a near-miss with a 'city-killer' asteroid

The next asteroid, 2019 OD, will be only 222,160 miles from Earth on July 24 - meaning that it will be closer to us than the Moon. NASA has detected that 2006 Q233 Asteroid having a diameter of 1870 feet, which entered into the Earth back in 2006 o...

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